Dr. Sanjay Jain


Associate Professor


Power Systems




Dr. Sanjay Jain is currently an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. Dr. Jain obtained his Ph.D. in 2001 from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. Dr. Jain has about sixteen years of teaching experience. His current area of research interest includes Power System Operation and Control, Power System Optimization, Renewable Energy Systems.

Broad Research Area Power Systems
Phone/Mobile Number 0175-2393056
Email ID skjain@thapar.edu


Degree University/Institution Year Specialization
B.Tech. SGSITS Indore / DAVV Indore 1992 Electrical Engineering
M.Tech. University of Roorkee 1995 Power Systems
Ph.D. IIT Roorkee 2001 Power Systems

Academic experience

University/College Designation Period
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Associate Professor 25.11.2006 to till date
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Assistant Professor 25.11.2003 to 24.11.2006
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Lecturer 22.05.2000 to 24.11.2003

Current membership in professional organizations

  • MSI
  • IEEE

Service activities (within and outside of the institution)

  • Member, Planning and Monitoring Board
  • Faculty Advisor (Electrical)
  • PhD Coordinator, EIED

List of Publications

  • Divya Gupta and Sanjay K. Jain, “Analysis of operations in the energy market in a deregulated environment,” Energy Sources: Economics, Planning and Policy, Vol. 11, No. 12, 1173–1179, 2016.
  • Navdeep Kaur and Sanjay K Jain, “Analytical Approach for Optimal Allocation of Distributed Generators to Minimize Losses,” J Electr Eng Technol., Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 1582-1589, 2016.
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan, Sanjay K. Jain, Bhim Singh, “Operating Performance of Static Series Compensated Three-Phase Self-Excited Induction Generator,” Electric Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 49, pp.137-148, 2013.
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan, Sanjay K. Jain, Bhim Singh, “Performance of Self-Excited Induction Generator with Cost-Effective Static Compensator,” Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 12-27, 2012.
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan, Sanjay K. Jain, Bhim Singh, “Voltage Regulation Optimization of Isolated Induction Generator Feeding Static and Dynamic Loads,” ELEKTRIKA–UTM Journal of Electrical Engineering (EJEE), Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 31-39, 2011.
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan, Sanjay K. Jain, Bhim Singh, “Genetic Algorithm Based Optimum Performance Of Compensated Self-Excited Induction Generator,” International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 263-268, 2011
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan, Sanjay K. Jain, Bhim Singh, “A Prospective on Voltage Regulation of Self-Excited Induction Generator for Industry Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 720-731, 2010.

Briefly list the most recent professional development activities

  • Organized as General Chair, 7th IEEE India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE2016) during 17-19 Nov, 2016. Also the Technical Chair of few Technical Sessions.
  • The project on “Development of Robust model for estimating National outreach of PV Electrical systems” by Dr. Saurabh Bhardwaj and Dr. Sanjay K. Jain, submitted to MNRES (under review)